Advanced / CPSA Category Management Training Program

Advanced / CPSA Category Management Training Program

This advanced training program is designed to build your skills in areas like Shopper and product supply. It includes a set of online courses that will give you the skills to function at an advanced level in your role in retail / CPG / FMCG.

This program meets 8 of 8 learning requirements for the CPSA designation. 

Who should take this course? For those looking for an advanced understanding of Category Management - including the process and how it works - and/or who are looking to achieve CMA designation at the CPCA level.

Program Curriculum

  • Efficient Assortment: A Step-by-Step Process *
  • Leveraging Data for Advanced Shelving Solutions
  • Understanding and Marketing to Your Shopper
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Selling
  • Collaborative Business Planning
* Note: This course is free within the CPSA Training Program to align with the Category Management Association’s standards and is also part of the
CPCM Training Program.

    Program Details

    • Approximately 20 hours to complete
    • Prerequisites: Intermediate category management understanding and/or CPCM Designation (if you are looking for CMA certification).

    Purchase Details

    • 365-day Access to CMKG's Online Training and Resource Center, including individual course Hands-On Workshops, Downloadable Notes & Reference Guides, Knowledge Checks, and Course Tests. Desktop, Laptop and Mobile Devices compatible. 
    • Ongoing student support (Email, Live Chat)

    Cost: $499.00 USD (does not include the cost of accreditation with the CMA)

    Cost Includes: Downloadable Resource Guide, Downloadable Workshops, Individual Course Testing, email Support; 1 year access.

    * There is an optional Case Study to enhance your learning experience that can be purchased for an additional $400 USD

    *CMKG's Online Training and Resource Center includes many resources you can use in your day to day role: a Resource Library with whitepapers, articles, tips and tricks, e-books and more; a dynamic Industry Glossary with >300 terms, each with a definition, formulas and links to other related descriptions; and 6 Student Webinars  per year in topics suggested / chosen by students.